Bertine Kamphuis, Economic Policy for Building Peace, in Junne and
Verkoren, eds., Postconflict Development, pp.185-210 by Alex D
-Chapter attempts to reveal the structures of a conflict economy and its dominant actors. It
illustrates how economic policy
Aid, fragility and post-conflict development readings
International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding
A NEW DEAL for engagement in fragile states
Transitions out of fragility is political requires country leadership and ownership
Jan. 9, 2015
participation grade is associated to myCourses posting
speaker event, will be able to sign up
mystical Afghanistan reconstruction game
tournament of after shock peace-building game
peace-keeping boarding game, need to sig
Jan. 7, 2015
The Agenda of Peace 1992,
Peacebuilding is action to identify and support structures which will tend to strengthen and
solidify peace in order to avoid a relapse into conflict, and rebuilding the institutions and
infrastructures of nations
In 2003, the donor community came together to form a code of conduct for good humanitarian
Priority is saving human lives.
Humanitarian funding should be allocated based on needs rather than other calculations.
Jan. 14, 2015
find research group!
Jan 30th, no class. YES, there is class on Friday.
BBC cover much better than everyone else on the issues of Boko Harman in Nigeria
preventing a conflict is much cheaper than dealing with it after it
Jan. 19. 2015: Humanitarian Relif
No class on January 30th.
However, TA will be at the class.
FIND A FUCKING GROUP.
*All research topics need to be approved by the prof. DEADLINE IS Feb. 15, 2015.
* the first half of the Humanitarian relift lecture is on
1) African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes, ACCORD Peacebuild
1)African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes, ACCORD Peacebuilding Handbook
Women and Gender
Gender used to indicate the process by which particular
Reading Note - *Chapter 3 &4 of World Bank, World Development Report 2011: Conflict, Security, and Developmen
Reading Note - *Chapter 11 of the Handbook on UN PKO
Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), in close cooperation with the Office of the United
Nations Security Coordinator (UNSECOORD), works to
Key POLI 450 terms
1. PSGs, Peacebuilding and Statebuilding Goals,
5 goals: legitimate politics, security, justice, economic foundations, revenues, and
countries to implement plan, global community to support plan
F = Fragility asses
Mediation and Negotiation
Balance of power:
Outcomes can be a product of the power of the two parties. The stronger party can win.
The weaker party might improve their position because they cant compete militarily.
However, you cant
Preventing conflict is cheaper than preventing its aftermath Rex Brynen 13/1/17
Preventing conflict means preventing human suffering and material destruction before it happens.
Timing of engagement:
Latent conflict you cant do any dip
Variations in aid mobilisation.
o Strategic interests.
o Media attention/domestic politics.
Trump said hes cutting aid by 1/3.
o Political purpose to create a sense of forward momentum.
o Pressure on
Governance, democratisation, reconciliation
A key issue at the end of a civil war is how are we going to re-build the government and society.
They will often involve rewriting the constitution.
Three political challenges:
Civil wars are about who governs
By the end of a civil war or any war, you can be in a position where you have a peaceful country that
is heavily armed. The task will now be to reduce those arms, making the country safer, demining the
areas, and restoring stability.